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Wilhelmina Malone

Wilhelmina Malone

Mrs. Wilhelmina Howard Malone, 92, died Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009, at the Wayne Patrick Hospice House of Hospice & Community Care in Rock Hill.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009, at Wolfe Funeral Home in Fort Mill and other times at the home of Patsy Kimbrell, 2256 Holbrook Road, Fort Mill.

The funeral will follow the visitation at 3 p.m. Sunday at Wolfe Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at Unity Cemetery.

Born in Sumter, Mrs. Malone was the only child born to the late William James Howard and Mamie Miller Howard. She was the widow of Paul Malone Sr. Mrs. Malone was a former employee of Springs Mills and was retired from Cone Mills. Mrs. Malone was a patient sitter and was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Rock Hill.

Surviving are two sons, Lewis Bernard Howard Sr. and his wife, Shirley, of Fort Mill and Paul Malone Jr. of Rock Hill; three daughters, Patsy Kimbrell of Fort Mill, Trudy Malone of Kershaw and Darnell Swanger and her husband, Charles, of Rock Hill; 18 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and 22 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Malone Sr.

Memorials may be made to Hospice & Community Care, P.O. Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731.

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